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Draft for New Mission Statement Revised

Differences between the Sept. 22 and updated Nov. 28 mission statement drafts shared by President Murray.
November 29, 2017

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, President Kathleen Murray sent an updated draft of the college’s proposed mission statement to student listservs. According to the email, the newest draft is based on “extensive...

Editorial: Wire Receives Letter from the KKK

November 1, 2017

When an envelope addressed to the “Campus Student Media Group” appeared in The Wire’s mailbox, it had a stamp in place of a return address. The stamp read “Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan”...

Learning to Think: Amazon Day, “Life Paths” and the Liberal Arts

Learning to Think: Amazon Day,
October 24, 2017
“On the surface, many people would think that a Whitman college graduate and Amazon don’t line up,” says Kim Rolfe, Director of Business Engagement at the Student Engagement Center (SEC) and organizer of Friday’s event. “But the truth is that a lot of the things they are looking for at Amazon, Whitman has prepared students very well to do.”

Glean Team and Organic Garden help fight hunger in community

Glean Team and Organic Garden help fight hunger in community
October 23, 2014

With boxes picked of deformed fruit and baskets of free vegetables, Whitman Glean Team and Organic Garden are doing their best to help the Walla Walla community's food insecurity issues. Gleaning...

Finding new home makes for difficult transition

September 25, 2014

Most students in higher education would consider it a nightmare to relive the college application process, but some brave souls managed to once again navigate the mess of school tours and Common Application essays...

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